PREVENT CHILD ABUSE NORTH CAROLINA ANNOUNCES BOARD OFFICERS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

PREVENT CHILD ABUSE NORTH CAROLINA ANNOUNCES BOARD OFFICERS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

PREVENT CHILD ABUSE NORTH CAROLINA ANNOUNCES BOARD OFFICERS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021 Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) announces the election of its fiscal year 2020-2021 executive officers: Jed Hysong, board chair; Barbara Morales Burke, board vice-chair; Dee McDougal, secretary; and Michael Olander, treasurer. The executive officers will lead a team of 16 statewide volunteer leaders dedicated to child well-being and family strengthening efforts across North Carolina. Jed Hysong is a CPA and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) with over 20 years of accounting and finance experience and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the North...
A Statement from Prevent Child Abuse NC Staff

A Statement from Prevent Child Abuse NC Staff

By: Prevent Child Abuse NC Staff Published: June 1, 2020 At Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC), we are deeply distressed by the recent murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and for every life that was taken before them due to racism and white supremacy. They were members of families, connected to communities, and were deeply loved. We extend our condolences to their families. We say their names. We honor their lives. Black Lives Matter. As racial inequities and injustices continue in our nation, we want to let you know that we hear you, we see you, and...
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina Announces, “Everyone Can Make Great Childhoods Happen—Especially You, Especially Now!,” This April, Child Abuse Prevention Month

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina Announces, “Everyone Can Make Great Childhoods Happen—Especially You, Especially Now!,” This April, Child Abuse Prevention Month

This April, National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Prevent Child Abuse NC reinforces the role that each person plays in ensuring that children, families and entire communities thrive by participating in the month-long nationwide campaign: “Everyone Can Make Great Childhoods Happen—Especially You, Especially Now!” “April is a time to help people across North Carolina understand that safe, stable and nurturing relationships and environments are necessary to ensure healthy child development,” explained Prevent Child Abuse NC President & CEO Sharon Hirsch. “We must work in partnership across all sectors to make prevention a priority so children can thrive.” Equally important is recognizing...
Governor Cooper Proclaims April 2020 Child Abuse Prevention Month

Governor Cooper Proclaims April 2020 Child Abuse Prevention Month

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper proclaims April 2020 Child Abuse Prevention Month. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to act collectively to raise awareness and empower people across the nation to play a role in making great childhoods happen. And our efforts to raise awareness and engagement and impact positive change this year are as vital as ever. Throughout this crucial Child Abuse Prevention Month, we’re reinforcing the message that “Everyone can make great childhoods happen—especially you, especially now!”  Read the signed proclamation. 
PCANC Announces Launch of Statewide Public Awareness Campaign

PCANC Announces Launch of Statewide Public Awareness Campaign

Prevent Child Abuse NC (PCANC) launched a new public awareness campaign to engage North Carolinians in building caring connections. Every day connections are more important than we ever believed. Science tells us that relationships have the power to shape our brains. Relationships help us learn better, work better, parent better. When we experience tough times, they help us heal. With each connection, we develop a healthier, stronger community. “This campaign emphasizes the importance of being a positive connection and will foster conversations about supporting families, so all children have strong foundations for their developing brains,” said Sharon Hirsch, President and...
Prevent Child Abuse NC Announces Board Officers for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

Prevent Child Abuse NC Announces Board Officers for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

[caption id="attachment_3227" align="alignright" width="400"] Silhouettes of Business People Discussing Business Issues[/caption] Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) announces the election of its fiscal year 2019-2020 executive officers: Jed Hysong, board chair; Zeke Bridges, board vice-chair; Thomas Moore, secretary; and Michael Olander, treasurer and operations committee chair. The executive officers will lead a team of 17 statewide volunteer leaders dedicated to child well-being and family strengthening efforts across North Carolina. Jed Hysong is a CPA and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) with over 20 years of accounting and finance experience and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and...